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t v -: "' v"f $ . UNION OF ALL. The Entire List of Labor Or ganizations TeCotno Together at the December Meet iog:; at Least Tliere Are Plan for it They "Want One .Supremo Head to Give Orders. Ifo-achievement of organized labor in this orany other country can compare in magni tude with a movement which it is proposed to inaugurate at the general assembly of Knights-of Labor and to consummate when delegates-representing the entire American Federation of Labor convene in December. An amalgamation of every labor order and labor.union in the United States, where by all-shall (recognize a single supreme au thority, and in which hundreds and thou, sands of workmen shall be an organized 'unit in everything that seems to effect their interests, is the end aimed at. Only one potent influence fs being exerted to the execution of this scheme, that of Sam uel Gompers. Another man, willingly or unwillingly, is looked to us a champion of the movement, Terence V. Powderly, and he has already given it a qualified approval. It will be remembered that Mr. Powderly had lately authorized an announcement of his coming withdrawal as general master workman of the Knights of Labor. It is now authoritatively declared by those who have served on the committee which re quested Mr. Powderly's acceptance of one more election that he has consented. There are indications of internal upheavals in all the labor orders. The utterances of such leaders as John C. Costello, of Pitts burg, Pa. ; John T. Byron, of Massachusetts ; Thomas J. Morgan, of Chicago, and R. M. Campbell, of Meir phis, not to mention those only who arepf the rank and file, have been long for consolidation. The anathy of Mr. Gompers has naturally crystallized opposition, and especially as T. V. Powderjy is in favor of union on general principles. Briefly embodied, tho objects of the con solidation are: To exterminate militiaism in the settle ment of labor disputes. To influence legislation more effectively. To save the expense of maintaining rival organizations which, after all, have the same ends in view. To do away with internal dissensions. The .other aims are more or less subsidiary. The Last of the Lonj; Debate. The last'day spent on the silver purchase clause of the act of 1890, being the 61st day of the debate, rwas exciting, acrimonious and pathetic. Friends of -silver had the last words ; Sen ator Stewart was the last speaker. In closing Senator Jones saia: "This may bo regarded by -some of my conferees as the doom of silver, but it is only the com mencement of the fight. We who favor this policy .and we who are against constantly increasing the value in -the unit of money prpposo to go to the American people and see to it that every man, woman and child in the country understands fully the meaning of what wo intend to do next. We may be fewer in number, though I doubt it. Senator Peffer arising said before a vote was taken he .desired to speak a word, as ho would not feel he had done his duty did ho not enter one last protest against what he considered the crowning infamy of "the pres ent century. Senator Harris, of Tennessee, declared the passage of the repeal bill meant unmistak ably the utter demonetization of silver as a money metal. Senator Stewart again rose to speak and his first words caused a ripple of laughter. 'Tho die is cast," said he., "the surreptitious and fraudulent act of 1873, demonetizing sil ver, is ratified and confirmed. The gold kings are victorious and the labor of their champion, the senator from Ohio (Sherman), are crowned with success. The Trojan war horse is within the walls of the national cap itolj but the betrayal and capture of the White house and the capture of the two houses of congress is not the end of the war. Let the vote be taken ; let the object lesson bo given. We will abide by the result." For Unconditional Repeal. The vote in the senate on the bill to repeal the purchase clause of the silver bill of 1890, known as the Sherman act, unconditionally, "was: For Bepeal Aldrich. Brice, Caffery, Cam den. Carey, Cullom, Davis, Dixon, Dolph, Faulkner, Frye, Gallinger, Gbson, Gorman, Gray, Hale, Hawley, Higgins, Hill, Hoar, Hunton, Lindsay, Lodge, McMillan, Mc pherson, Manderson. Mills, Mitchell (Wis.), Morrell, Murphy, Piatt, Proctor, Quay, Bansom, Sherman, Smith, Squire, Stock bridge, Turpie, Vilas, Voorhees, Washburn, White (La.) Total, 43. Against Bepeal Allen, Bate, Berry, Black burn, Butler, Call, Cameron, Cockrell, Coke, Daniel, Dubois. George, Harris, Irby, Jones (Ark.), Jones (Nev.), Kyle, Martin, Pasco, Peffer, Perkins, Pettigrew, Powers, Pugh, Roach. Shoup, Stewart, Teller, Vance, Vest, Walthall, Wolcott, Total, 32. A Western Man After Edwin Gonld. New Yobk, November 1. Mongolia An drews went to Edwin Gould's office and de manded $5,000 on a tip on the market. It was his second visit and he was trapped and locked up. Andrews has been a Western Union ope rator at Kansas City, Mo., for a dozen years and was off on a two weeks lay off. He lost money in the boom times by investments in Rosedale, and got demented over it. His claim on Gould was that Gould ought to help him make his money back. Complaints Well Founded. Kansas Crxr, Mo., November 1. The com mittee of the Commercial exchange, which has been investigating the complaint of the Kansas farmers that returns for ivhea't shipped by them to this city are inadequate, finds the complaints well founded and rec ommends the "weighing to be done in the future on track scales before the wheat is unloaded, instead of hopper scales, at the elevator. Brice Says the Union Pacific Must Pay. Washington, D. C, November L Sena lor Brice had a three hours' conference with the attorney general discussing the affairs of the Union Pacific Bailway company and trying to devise means to protect the gov ernment interests in the road. Mr. Brico said at the conclusion of the conference, that ihe government's debt against the Union Pacific would "be collected if the stockholders and their estates should have to pay for it Investigating the Strip Opening:. Washington. D. C, November 1. The feoctee committee on public lands has referred the matter of investigation of the Cherokee atrip opening to a sub-committee to examine the evidence and prepare a report. It is understood that there will be two reports, the majority against an investigation and Ihe minority favoring it. World's Fair's Millions. The total paid attendance at the world's it from opening day and including clos C day, was 21,458,910. The total admis- i on passes, etc, 5,963,818. Swarm of Cranfcs. Washington, D. C November 2. Pren dergast's incoherent ravings against Presi dent Cleveland and United States senators causes much comment among the senators. The additional fact is now developed that the senators have been terrorized for the last six weeks, not only by Prendergast, but by an army of letter writers who have threatened to assassinate senators individu ally and blow up the senate wing of the capital. Letters of this kind were received by Sen ator Hill, of New York, Senator Mills, of Teras, and quite a number of others. They were disposed at first to read the letters lightly as the emanation of harmless cranks, Jbut as the missives become more threatening in character, steps were taken to,preventper sonal assualts on the senators, and a9b to guard the senate chamber from the dep redations of cranks. m The pages were warned to maintain se crecy as there was no desire to create a need less scare. It is the first time so far as is known that any such precaution has been taken in either branch of congress. It ap pears also that there has been much uneasi ness at the White house as a result of the threatening letters during the last six weeks. A short time ngo two uniformed policemen were stationed on the marble portico leading to the -front d6or, the first time in the recol lection of the officials of the White house that blue coats and brass buttons had been een guarding the entrance to the executive mansion. As a further protection, an officer was sta tioned at the top of the first landing, where a narrow passage way leads to the private office of the president. Heretofore these halls and entrances have been open to all comers and the uniformed ushers have been the only ones to take precautions against dangerous intruders. It is believed that Prendergast wrote threatening letters to the White house, but the officials declined to say anything on the subject when inquiries were made. The letters of Prendergast to the senators made such frequent reference to the presi dent that it is presumed Prendergast wrote direct to the White house. London an a Seller. The passage of the silver bill by the senate had no effect in checking the downward movement on the stock exchange at New York. Fresh selling erders met the market at the opening, and the first prices made were de clined 2; sugar, Western Union and Bock Island showing the heaviest losses. London was in the market as a seller. The heaviest pressure to sell was in Western Union, and was accompanied by rumors that the recent bull pool, said to be com posed of members of the directory, was liquidating its interests. The depression in the general list was in force during the first half hour when a rally of 34" to Per cent, occurred, in which sugar was most prominent. A renewed pressure to sell checked the upward tendency, but shortly before 11 o'clock speculation became strong and at this time dominated the deal ings up to noon, but the improvement was not sufficient to wipe out the earlier losses. The declines range from to 2 per cent. Why Wheat and Stock Fell. Chicago, November 2. A leading firm of brokers explains the fall in wheat and in various stocks as follows : "The weakness in wheat as well as railroad stocks show how prone speculators are to trade on a theory or some anticipated event, and not on the supposed movement of the property dealt in. It has been asserted with such emphasis as to convince hundreds that the repeal of the purchasing clause of the Sherman act would infuse life and strength into speculation and create a great boom. Many acting on this idea had bought liber ally and left orders to sell out on the passage of the measure referred to. The result is what might have been anticipated. The shorts had covered. Everybody wanted to sell and the longs had to unload on them selves. Numerous Drmands for Large Sams. New Yoke, November 2. A crank entered a police station and demanded $5,000. Ho was sent out with a patrolman "to the bank" to get the money and soon landed in a cell. A crank painter entered the office of Su perintendent Byrnes, of the police, and de manded "that $75,000 with $25,000 for two years interest." He wanted it in. pennies. Byrnes sent him out with a sergeant to get the money and he, too, was soon behind the bars. On Harlem bridge a crank brandished a revolver and declared that Captain Brooks owed him $50,000 and that he was going to get it. It was not long until he was locked up. The World Being Educated on Silver. Washington, D. C, November 2. The president of the Bimetallic league, Moreton Freeman, does not think the cause of bi metallism by any means hopeless but on the contrary believes the wide attention which has been drawn to the subject by dis cussion in the senate will serve to force the question to the front the world over. He has no doubt that the eastern business classes which are now clamoring the loud est for repeal will be forced by business exigencies to come to the support of Bilver coinage in a few years. Further Obstructions. Repealers had hoped the bill would pass the house immediately upon its coming from the senate, but Messrs. Bland, Bryan and other silver leaders will delay the vote. Mr. Bland was asked if some arrangement might aot be entered into so that the day might be devoted to debate on the bill, and he re plied in the negative, that the rules must be followed. He said he thought there Bhould be no time fixed for a vote m any event, as members who desired to debate the bill should be given an opportunity. Several Fires in St. Joseph. St. Joseph, Mo., November 2. M. E. Hartz's stables, adjoining the exposition grounds, and all the cattle sheds on the grounds are burned. Two trotters, Golden Church and Ben, burned. The loss is $10, 000. About; the same hour a church, school house and the A. M. lodge rooms in the southern part of 'the city burned. The chil dren were gotten out of the school rooms with considerable difficulty. Big Shipments. Chicago, November 2. An extraordinary weakness characterized wheat, caused by the increase in the visible supply, the large northwestern and huge Baltic shipments. December wheat has dropped several points, being quoted at this hour at 63 against 66jf Saturday. -. lower Than Ever Before. Washington D., C, November 2, The price of silver in London, as reported to the treasury department, is $0.6f58 per ounce, with the tendency downward. The bullion value of silver is lower than it ever was be-fore-0.529. New Itules and the Jersey Bridge. Washington, D. C November 2, Senator Blackburn offered the following resolution, which was agreed too: Resolved, That the committee on rules oe instructed to inquire and report to the senate, what revision of, or amend ments to, the rules, if any, should be adopt ed to secure efficient and satisfactory dis position of the business of the senate. The New York and New Jersey bridge bill was then taken up on motion of Sena tor Hill and the remainder of the session was almost wholly consumed with debate on the measure. The bill passed without division. A CAE LOAD Go Through a Drawbridge Into the River. Between Twenty anil Thirty People Go t Their Death A Heavy J'ojr Fre- Tailed at the Time Which Hid the Open Draw. Portland, Ore., November 3. An electric car, on the Oregon line, containing thirty passengers, went through an open draw bridge at Madison street, falling into the Carpin river. It is reported that about twenty of its occupants were drowned. The car was the first one coming into Port land from the suburb of Milwaukee, and it was a few minutes before 7 o'clock when it went through the draw. A number of physi cians and officials of the road have gone to the scene of ihe accident. A very heavy fog prevailed at the time, and it was undoubt edly due to this that the car took its fatal plunge to the bottom of the river. It is now reported that at least twenty-five persons lost their lives. The rescuers are hard at work, but much difficulty is being encoun tered in finding the bodies of the victims. One body has been brought up. The water cannot be seen from the bridge as the fog is so thick. Funeral of Carter H. Harrisou. All night long there was the same cease less procession on either side of the black casket containing the remains of Carter H. Harrison, mayor of Chicago, in the corridor of the city hall as through the preceding day. Midnight saw some slight diminution in the throng compared with the sea of wage workers that swept around the building at dusk, but at even that late hour, and from thence on to daybreak, there was no actual break in the steady procession. With the com ing of dawn and the hurrying down of the workers to the city, the scenes about the build ing became more animated. At half past six o'clock people were passing through at the rate of minety a minute. At 9 o'clock prob ably 5,000 people were still awaiting admis sion at 'the eastern portico. Ihe funeral ar rangements, however, necessitated the doors being closed. The route of the procession was from city hall east on Washington to Michigan av enue, thence south to Jackson street, west to Ashland avenue and north, past the Har rison residence, to the Church of the Epi phany. Business houses and residences displayed evidences of mourning in the form of draped doorways or drawn blinds, while there was a general hoisting of flags at half mast. The services at the church were deeply impressive and quite lengthy. The funeral procession was then reformed and the route to the grave taken up. Uncle Sam's Seed Clerks Dismissed. Washington, D. C, November 3. One hundred employes in the seed division of the agricultural department have beenfurloughed because there was no work for them to do. The necessity for this action is shown from the statements in the office as to the cost of distributing seed. Under the last adminis tration it cost the department $50,675 to dis tribute $39,000 worth of seed. It has been a custom in the departments when there was no work to be done to allow the clerks full pay. The agricultural department has insti tuted a reform in this direction by which there will be a great saving in running ex penses. Looks for a Panic in London. New York, November 3. A Washington special to a morning paper gives an inter view with Moreton Free wen, an English bi metallism who is now the guest of one of the members of the British legation. Freewen says, in part: "If the price of silver bullion falls, as I expect will be the case, that drags down the exchange rates with the far east, which is already at the snapping point and we shall have a panic in London before next year, which you will feel in every corner of this continent." 'O The Vote in the House. The vote in the house on the repeal bill was 191 to 94. An analysis of the vote shows 121 demo crats, sixty-eight republicans and one popu list (Cannon of California) voted for con currence, and seventy democrats, fifteen re publicans and nine populists'against. When the original Wilson bill passed the house, August 28, the vote stood 201 to 100, so that although the total vote was smaller the proportion was practically the same. The Great Financial Fight Over. The speaker laid the senate amendments to the silver repeal bill before the house, and after about two hours of filibustering on the part of the silver men the previous question was ordered and the bill passed as it came from the senate. The vote was 191 ayes to 94 nays. Burning the Churches. Haverhill, Mass., November 3. At tempts were made to burn the Winter Street Unitarian and Center churches. The flames were discovered in time in each instance to be extinguished before much damage had been done. This is the second time the Winter Street church has been set on fire in three days. All the churches in this city are now guarded by special policemen. Struck a Pay Streak. Santa Ft, N. M., November 3. There has just been discovered 1,200 feet under ground a strong load of solid quartz with a pay streak thirty inches wide that will yield $134 per ton in gold. The new find is located at Monument Rock, nine miles up the river from this city, and has created a genuine sensation here. It is the first mineral strike made in the Santa Fe range. Into 1 he-Delaware. Philadelphia, Pa., November 3. Addi son Hahn, a lawyer formerly of Garden City, Han., where he was considered quite wealthy, committed suicide by jumping into the Del aware river here. The body has been iden tified. Hahn was well known here. No cause was given for the act. . a Sir Robert Peel's Son Bnlnod. London, November 3. Robert Peel, son ol Sir Robert Peel, has been adjudged a bankrupt. Liabilities 57,000, . and no as sets. The failure is attributed to betting and gambling. An Eight Hour Demand Won. Boston, November 3. Commencing with this month the 4,500 carpenters of Bostos are working but eight hours per day. The eight hour day has been in contro versy between the builders and ihe union car penters here since May 1, 1886, during which, time there have been two strikes of several weeks in each instance. Throughout tha entire contention, the union carpenters have never lost hope of ultimately securing their object. In February last, the carpenters took up the issue for a third time, and instead of preparing for a strike, all their energies were devoted to securing recognition from the Carpenter Builders' association. Smelters Are at Work. Denver, Col., November 4. Forty pei cent, of the total number of furnaces in Col orado are smelting silver ores in spite of ad verse legislation. Smelters are in the mar ket for ores, and the supply has been fair. Some of the big mines are so well developed and so skillfully managed that with silver at 0c they, can produce at a profit in quite large amounts. The leading producers at Aspen are ready to continue when the wage question is settled. An offer of $2.25 foi eight hours' work has been refused by the union, whose leaders refuse to allow any man to go to work. A feature of the silver mining question not so fully understood is tneeffectthe lead market has upon the out put of silver ores. The lead market, it is be lieved, will show no signs of a revival for months to come, and this fact will add to the difficulty of marketing ores at a profit. With the price of lead at $3.20 to $3.50 instead of the former rate of $4 to $4.20 it means a dif ference of from $8 to $12 a ton in the value of silver ores. The rise in silver must be very .sharp to offset the low price of lead Leadville will feel the depression the worst. To that city the present prices 'for silver and lead mean partial paralysis of business. Prospecting and development will almost entarelycease for a time. Chancellor .know'i Weather Report. The weather report of Chancellor P. H. Snow, of Kansas university, for the month of October just closed, says the month was one of the five, warmest Octobers on the twenty-six years' record. The first black frost of the season occurred on the 15th, five days earlier than the average dates. The warmest day was the 9th, when the ther mometer reached 87 degrees. It went as low as 31 degrees on the 15th. The most remark able meteorological feature of the month was the msignineant rainfall of less than two-tenths of an inch, as against an October average of three inches. The total rainfall for 1893 is now 32.21 inches, which is .88 inches above the average for the same ten months of the preceding twenty-five years. The percentage of cloudiness was only half the average, and lower than has ever been noted for October at this station. The barometer was below the normal and the wind velocity considerably above. Public Debt Statement. Washington, D. C, November 4. The public debt statement shows that the net in crease of the debt, less cash in the treasury, during the month of October, was $5,141,- 058. The interest bearing debt increased '$1,300. The debt on which interest has ceased since maturity decreased $10,000, and the debt bearing no interest increased $568,617. There was a reduction of $4,581,311 in the cash balance during the month. The interest bearing debt is $585,039,040; the debt on which interest has ceased since maturing, $1,974,570. and the debt bearing no interest, $374,932,882, a total debt of $961,946,492. October at the Stock Yards. Kansas Crrr, Kan., November 4. The live stock records for October have' been made up and they make a surprising show ing. There were over 116,000 cattle killed by the packers, 25,000 more than the same month last year, and 39,000 more than the same month in 1891. ' Texas and the range country gave us more cattle during October than ever before in the histroy of the trade here, the receipts for the month reaching 72,624, an increase of 31,078 as compared with the same month last year. The horse and mule market has taken new life again and a good winter's business is expected after all. Directum Beats Mascot, New York, November 4. Directum, the crack trotter of the year, won the first heat in the match race with Mascot, the famous pacer, at Fleetwood park, in 2 :10J. Mascot broke at the first turn and after that was not in the race. In the second heat Directum won by four or five lengths in 2:07. Mascot again broke badly on approaching the three-quarter mile post. Directum won the third heat and the match at 2 :08. Mascot gave him a better race ,in this heat than before, hanging on to him all the way, but Directum finally won by about a length amid great excitement. Raman Masked as Students. About midnight 700 or 800 students toot possession of Michigan university at Ann Arbor, and in the absenee of the mayot from the city and the city marshal being suspended, the small police force was unable to cope with the students. Bonfires were built on the campus and sev eral small buildings were used to feed the flames : -treet cars were stopped by effigiea y laced on the track and much damage done. Several students were arrested and all is ex citement among them. It would not take much to cause another outbreak. World's Chrysanthemum Show. Chicago, November 4. Entries for the world's fair chrysanthemum show, to be opened to day, have been coming in by every mail for a week. Almost every chrysanthe mum show in the country has been declared off this year to give the growers a chance to exhibit in Chicago. Car loads of flowers are on the road. The display will include orchids and roses as well as chrysanthemums and sev eral amateurs have arranged to show their cultivation. Mrs.' TJ. S. Grant in California. Santa Babbaba, Cal., November 4. The venerable widow of General Grant, accom paniedby her son Ulysses and family, ar rived at the Arlington hotel, where apart ments had been engaged for the party. She will not return east for a year at least. A part of the winter will be spent on the ranch of her son Jesse, who has been a resident of California for some time. No Fair Cereals to be Returned. Atchison, Kan., November 4. Ex-Governor Glick, of the board of world's fair commissioners, says that no cereals in the Kansas building will be returned to this state as they are infested with dangerous insects. Kansas exhibitors were awarded 127 pre miums. Will Not Asrain Operate It. St. Louis, November 4. President Rein hart, of the Santa Fe, is indignant over the report that the Santa Fe would operate a St. Louis-Chicago passenger line in connection with the Jacksonville Southeastern. He em phatically said there was no foundation for such a report. Destruction of llioJJamnsctts Mosque. Constantinople, November 4. The great mosque at Damascus, the capital of Syria, has been destroyed by fire, causing a loss of nearly $2,500,000 and one of the most fam ous and ancient of the world's religious edifices. The mosque burned was called the Anawi. Seizrd by Tramps. Cleveland, O., November 4. About a dozen tramps boarded a freight train as i was leaving the Lake Shore yards at mid night. They commenced to set the brakes, which retarded the speed of the train, and when the conductor and brakeman appeared they were seized and bound. The engineer, comprehending the situation, uncoupled the engine, ran back to the yards for help, and a squad of officers was taken on the engine and sent back to the train. On their appear ance the tramps fled. Several cars filled ivtfft V 4liA 4hiarao vara iififl TYlA XT TTtBCTO away with their plunder- CRAZY M'NOIW. Fires a House and Shoots Its Occupant, Thea Goes to His Brother's Borne and As saults Him; Is Shot With a Shot " Gun by His Nephew, Bmt Gets Away. Crazy George McNoun, at 3 o'clock in the morning, set fire to and burned the residence of Elijah White, one of his old neighbors, and shot White in the leg as he attempted to escape from the burning structure with his family. The insane man then went to the home of his brother, John McNoun, where he as saulted his brother, and was himself shot in the head by his nephew. Elijah White, who is a colored man, said he was awakened by the smell of smoke to find one side of his house all in flames. He hastily awakened the family and they got out of the house with their clothes in their hands. They at once suspected that their house had been set on fire by McNoun and they were no sooner out of the houso than he opened fire on them with his Win chester. He fired seven shots, the last of which took effect in Whitens leg, just above the ankle, the ball passing around the bone McNoun was next seen at the home of his brother, John McNoun, between 6 and 7 o'cloct in the morning. John McNoun had gone out to the barn to feed the stock, and had been out of the houso only a few minutes when his son, a boy about sixteen years old, who was in the house, was startled by the voice of his crazy uncle out at the barn. The boy grabbed the shot gun and started for the barn. When he got in view of the barn he saw his father stretched out on the ground and his insane uncle standing over him in a threatening attitude. The boy thought his father was dead, and raising his gun he fired at his uncle. The shot took effect in his head. His hat was shot off his head and as he started to run he was tracked some distance by the blood on the ground. John McNoun was not dead ; he had been knocked insensible by his brother and recovered shortly after wards. Dun's Weekly li uO 1 ip. New Yobk, November 6. R. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says : The bankers are more liberal in their ac commodations and merchants are more hopeful in their purchases. The action of congress will go far to re store business confidence, which is much needed, but many expect from the measure larger results than can be realized. The ac tion of congress had a less visible influence upon speculative markets for products, in part because foreign markets obstinately refused to accept the higher valuations which the speculators tried to establish. Though the people across the water awarded unstinted praises to those who secured the passage of the repeal bill, there is little dis position to pay high prices on that account sfor wheat and cotton. In view of the great abundance of money at speculative centers the weakness of markets is more significant. The demand for textile products has to some extent improved. Metal working in dustries manifest little interest as yet. Minor metal markets are weaker on the whole, though speculation lifts the load a little. The volume of domestic trade gained but little, exchanges outside of New York being 22.96 lower than last ear for thisnveek. Ex port products for the past month have been about $1,000,000 larger than last year, while imports have been about $19,400,000 smaller, which indicates an excess of exports of $30, 000,000 or more for the month. The railroads have been doing a little bet ter, though returns do not yet come up to those of last year. The failures of the week numbered 358 against 238 last year. Only five concerns failed with liabilities exceeding $100,000 each. Wide E1T cts of Court's Decision. Gdthbee, O. T., November 6. The recent decision of the Kansas supreme court, to the effect that in every case where the judge of court was not present on the first day of a term -of court, and the clerk adjourned court until the arrival of the judge, the term be came inoperative and all proceedings were illegal and void, will be the result of many complications in this territory. Under the decision two murderers under sentence for life have been returned to the jail at Still water, where several of the illegal terms of court were held, and will have to be tried over, costing the county many thousands of" dollars and perhaps resulting m tne release of the prisoners. Scores of, civil cases and half a hundred or more minor criminal cases must be tried over, and the extra expense entailed for jury and court official expenses will be a heavy burden upon the taxpayers. Anumberof people -were granted divorces at these terms of court, and as most of them have since married again they are in a pecu liar predicament, for the divorce not being legal neither is the marriage that followed, and all are guilty of bigamy. m Refused One-Half Million. Chicago, November 6. The makers of No-To-Bac, the guaranteed tobacco habit cure, lately refused a syndicate offer of one half million for their business. No-To-Bac is an absolute guaranteed cure for chewing, snuffdipping and cigarette smoking. It is sold by nearly all the druggists in this coun try and Canada. Made by the Sterling Remedy company, box 15. Indiana Mineral Springs, Ind. Chicago office, 45 Randolph street. They print a book, called "Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Your Life Away." Every tobacco user should read it and tbey mail it for the asking. General Alger's Treat. For a'minute it seemed as if the old days of the exposition had returned. The work men suddenly heard shouts of laughter pro ceeding from the terminal station. The place was full of boys, the band began to play and a procession of youngsters marched acroES the plaza. Six hundred newsboys had arrived from Detroit. Tbey came in a special train of twelve coaches as guests of General Russell A. Alger, of Detroit. The li berty Bell Back Home. Philadelphia, November 6. The liberty train arrived here safely after a trip from the world's far marked by the greatest en thusiasm. The bell was escorted to Zion's Reformed church,where elaborate ceremonies were held. On the site of the present church stood the old stone church that sheltered the bell during the stormy days of 1777. A Thousand Troops Drowned. London, November 6. The Morning Leader has the following special from Lisbon: "A private telegram from Buenos Ayres says the insurgent war ship Republics ran into and sunk the transport Rio de Janeiro, with froops for President Peixoto. Thirteen hundred troops were drowned." A dispatch to the Times from Rio de Janeiro, contained the information the Re publicu had rammed the Rio de Janeiro and that 500 out of the 1,100 troops on board were drowned. , .,.,. ,,. This dispatch also saia that Admiral Mellc had confirmed the truth of tma repart. Prparl8? to Coin Dellars. Washington, D. C. November 7. In roply to inquiries, it is stated at the treasury de partment the actual resumption, of the coin age of silver dollars has not as yet been or dered, but the mints have been directed to manufacture ingots and blanks so as to b prepared to resume coinage at short nonce, in case it should be decided to tIo so. In view of ihe exrected coinage of silver dol lars, the question has already been asked whether the treasury can issue treasury notes against seigniorage which, if the wiioifr amount of bullion were coined,. woiUtL amount to about $50,000,000. An official of the department, to whom the question was put replied that such notes could-not be issued against seigniorage. He said, however,, seigniorage could be deposited m. the treas ury and silver certificates- issued against them, which would bring about the same re sult as the issuance of treasury notes would,. so for as increasing the circulating medmmi was concerned. But they would be redeem able only in silver and not in- coin,, that is gold and silver as treasury aotes are; Glick and the Pension Office. Topeea, November 7". Pensiom Agentr Glick, in an interview, said of applications: for places in the pension office :: "There are 500 of them, and 200 are from' Topeka people. I have only thirty positions--to give out, and I have decided upon only two of them. Chief Clerk Howe-will be re tained and Tom Moonlight has been offered, any position in the office that he desires, but he has not as yet signified his intention as to whether he wants a position or. not. One thing is certain, and that is that no women need apply for positions. I wantgood com petent men and have at least 475 applications -to select from. "No changes or promises will be made un til I take hold of the office, which will be about December first. The commissioner of pensions notifies us at what time the; change shall be made, and I have been in formed that December 1 is the time I shall, assume the duties of my position. "My bond was signed entirely by residents of Atchison and was for $100,000,. but.quali- fied for $300,000." Starvation in Wisconsin.. Ashland, Wis., November T. Citizens off Hurley and vicinity have petitioned. Gov ernor Peck, alleging that there was an. alarming condition among the- people on. the range. The soup houses were in. ah lcasti thirty different places, and m fact all the present, circumstances of the range, were gone over in the petition. The governor has answered by referring the matter to the Iron, county board. The petition is somewhat surprising, if it applies to the town of Vaughn. The town has already voted a tax for the podr. Other parts of Iron county and Ironwood will soon be in quite as bad a condition.. The partial resumption of the mines will only employ a portion of the idle men. At the Norrie, for instance, it is the intention to work only 400 men, beginning November 15, out of the 1,200 men formerly employed. The recent cold weather makes the situation more alarming. Greatest in the World.. Chicago, III.. November 7. By far the largest and most important showing of flowers ever exhibited in this counrty. is-well opened at the Art institute. A crush of fashionable people were present. While the attraction is known as the "World's Fair Chrysanthemum Show," the exhibition is almost equally rich in other flowers. All parts of the country sent contributions.. The exhibit will run until November 14, when it will close with a grand musical programme. The money prizes- offered amount to over $6,000. Robert Craig, of Philadelphia, the-recog-nized authority on flowers, says the exhibit is the largest and most important ever held in the world. Over 1,000 different varieties' of chrysanthemuns are on exhibition - How Worthless Securities Are Used', New Yobk, November 7. A slight, un dersized man in a rusty overcoat wearing a pair of steel-bowed spectacles, Btood among the bidders at the auction sale of the Madi son Square bank's assets. He made him self conspicuous by buying blocks of some of the most worthless securities offered. He carried a small valise, and took away his purchase for which he had paid cash closely packed in that receptacle. One man pres ent at least recognized him as an individ ual who makes his living by dealing in se curities which have a purely speculative1 value, and which in many cases are known to be worthless. He buys these cheap for cash and sells them to men who, go into fraudulent bankruptcies and want to make a showing of assets to their creditors. Is it the Kansas Silk Woman. Galveston, Tec., November 7. Miss Mar garet Palmer, an attractive looking young lady of about 25, who has been a guest at a. fashionable boarding house in the city for about five weeks, was arrested on a warrant sworn out by a carpenter named Bowden, a boarder in the same house. Bowden charges , her with swindling him out of $25. The scheme was to purchase a large quantity of silk-worm eggs through the agency of Miss Palmer and resell them at an advance. .The eggs failed to arrive at the time promised,, and Bowden, becoming uneasy, swore out & warrant for Miss Palmer's arrest, and she passed the night in the office of the chief oi police, being a stranger and unable to secure bondsmen at the late hour at which she was arrested. Europe Will Keep Hands OS. Washington, D. C, November 7. No- official of the state department will admit the truth of the report that Germany or France or any other European power has given any intimation of an intention to in tervene in Brazilian affairs. There appears to be no doubt the interference of any Euro pean power in Brazil will elict a remon strance from the United States. Paper Currency Outstanding, Washington, D. C. November 7. The total amount of paper currency outstanding October 31, was $1,143,117,570. of which $341, 681,016 was in United States notes, $152, 735,180 in treasury notes, 308,826,693 in na tional bank notes, $79,005,160 in gold certi ficates, $333,444,504 in silver certificates and $22,425,000 currency certificates. Crazy McNoun Caught. George McNoun, who has been the terror of the vicinity of Rochester, in northern Shawnee county, a few miles from Topeka, was arrested a t Lecom pton. He came across the river into that place and had his gun shot wound dressed. His hand and arm'had been hit when his nephew shot him. Will Appoint Them Anyway. Washington, D. C, November 7. It is said that the president will issue temporary commissions good until the next meeting of congress to all those persons nominated for public office, but who failed of confirmation by the senate. A Queer Disease Carried Hezae. Chicago, November 7. Local physician say that there is nothing dangerous in the new complaint that has been designated the "world's fair grip," and which is aot only very prevalent here, but appears by reports to have been carried home by world' fair visitors from different parts of tha country. A general langour, severe constriction of the base of the nose, and a hacking conch are ihe principal symptoms. Some physicians regard it as merely a " modified form of the old la grippe, and that it presents no features that are sew to medical science. - - A Ife ?M i , j ix&&L j fe.vv,v - i?: .-v.. rji'jiZm&r ?-?'. ' JK-'- ' LA-- tTj - j .